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WHY THAT EPA PRESS RELEASE ON EMISSIONS MATTERS “The Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it plans to undo a landmark Obama-era rule tightening fuel standards for vehicles, weakening the only major federal policy to reduce planet-warming emissions from the nation’s top source of greenhouse gas pollution.” And all of this is taking place amid a spate of bad headlines for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt ― from questions about a rented apartment to raises for his favorite aides. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Sha
VILLANOVA TRIUMPHS IN DECISIVE NCAA TOURNAMENT WIN OVER MICHIGAN And the superstar? A guy off the bench who scored 31 points for the Wildcats. [HuffPost]
HUFFPOST OPINION: CONFESSIONS OF A FORMER SINCLAIR NEWS DIRECTOR “It began with the ‘must run’ stories arriving in my inbox every morning.” [HuffPost]
THE MARKET ‘TRUMP BUMP’ IS ON THE DECLINE “Even after a fast start to 2018, stock markets finished the first quarter down for the year — the first quarterly decline since 2015. It suggested that a period of calm and steadily rising markets had given way to a turbulent new era with a bearish bent.” [NYT]
GRINDR IS REVEALING ITS USERS’ HIV STATUS TO THIRD-PARTY COMPANIES At least two. [HuffPost]
THAT TIME THE KREMLIN CASUALLY ANNOUNCED That Trump had invited Putin to the White House. [Reuters]
MILLIONS OF KIDS COULD STILL BE AT RISK BECAUSE OF THIS DEADLY DRESSER And it could be in your own home. [HuffPost]
‘NO SWEATPANTS IN PUBLIC’ A peek into the “Mean Girls”-esque rulebooks for NFL cheerleaders. [NYT]
BEYONCE AND SOLANGE’S DAD FINALLY COMMENTED ON THE INFAMOUS ELEVATOR FIGHT And the video seen round the world. [HuffPost]
THE INTERNET’S HEART IS BROKEN Over the news Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are splitting up. [HuffPost]
IT SHOULD BE RATHER OBVIOUS But no, condom snorting is not a good idea. [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
Jill McCabe ― Andrew McCabe’s wife ― would like to set the record straight.
The “affluenza teen” has been released from jail.
A state of emergency has been declared at New York City’s housing authority.
Behind the teacher walkouts in Kentucky and Oklahoma.
Convicted domestic abusers will no longer be able to own a gun in New York state.
“A refugee camp is a hotbed for disease.”
The Wall Street Journal created a Spotify playlist in honor of the company’s IPO today.
A Connecticut lawmaker will not seek re-election over the scandal of how she handled her chief of staff’s dismissal after he threatened a subordinate he was involved with.
Dan Rather had some thoughts on that viral Sinclair video.
We still can’t get over how excited this Houston teen was upon learning of his college acceptance to Stanford.
Is Disney buying U.K.’s Sky News?
Of course “The Bachelor” April Fools’ pregnancy post backfired.
“The inside story of Reddit’s redesign.”
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